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Chislet, Kent

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Chislet, Kent

Chislet is a sprawling rural parish in the northeast of the English county of Kent between the city of Canterbury and the Isle of Thanet. It is also the name of a village within the parish. Until its closure in 1970, Chislet colliery was the most northerly in Kent. Chislet had a windmill until 2005, when it was burnt down. The mill stood 2+⁄4 miles from the church. Chislet parish includes the villages: Boyden Gate Chislet Chislet Forstal Highstead Marshside Upstreet
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2264
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
 

Other names by which Chislet, Kent has been known in the past

Chislett ~ Cistelet

Chislet, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chislett, par., E. Kent, on affluent of river Stour, 6 miles NE. of Canterbury, 6807 ac., and 146 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 1124; P.O., called Chislet.

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